Father tried to save son killed by cow in Georgetown

Peter Carter, father of George Carter, spoke about his son?s death.

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Peter Carter said he doesn?t know why his pregnant heifer panicked as his son, George, was walking her.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_14latingrad9_MET-11328.jpg Boston Latin alumni decry ?secret process? for admissions changes

The school?s alumni association is unhappy with changes in the admission process possibly being discussed behind closed doors.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Bailey_702295[1].jpg Fame, but no fortune, for legal legend F. Lee Bailey

Two decades after the O. J. Simpson trial, Bailey has filed for bankruptcy because he owes $5.2 million to the IRS.

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

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Baker team gears up for 2018

Baker is betting that if he can save state Republicans in 2016 from Donald Trump, he can use that to win reelection two years later.

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A lack of testing of self-driving cars may hold back the state?s technology industry.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/01/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/04northpoint1biz.jpg NorthPoint retail, office projects poised to begin soon

DivcoWest is preparing to start construction on an office building and redesigned retail center on what?s now an old rail yard.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/25/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/WALKER_160624_27bostonlanding_3892x.jpg At Boston?s edge, a transformation

A nondescript stretch of Brighton is aiming to become a new hub for the economy of modern-day Boston.

Foot-long alligator found in Lowell streets

On Fourth of July weekend, you expect to see shades of red, white, and blue ? not an alligator.

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Jesse Loubier dove into the water in Quincy to untangle a mooring line and became trapped underwater, officials said.

The Harvard Shooting Team at the ACUI Collegiate Clay Target Championships in San Antonio last April.

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Behind college gun clubs, a Connecticut backer

The National Shooting Sports Foundation has given $1 million to 100 colleges around the country to start gun clubs.

Former US senator Scott Brown left the Langham Hotel where he attended a Donald Trump event last month.

Mass. loses luster atop the ticket

Massachusetts once groomed presidents. This year the state serves as the supply line for understudies.

Fourth of July

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tai_20160702_orchestrator_metro_02.jpg Behind Boston?s Fourth of July broadcast, he is the conductor

If Glenn Weiss does his job correctly, no one watching the celebrated event on television will notice him.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/hatch.jpg What?s open, closed on Fourth of July

Here?s a rundown of what?s open and closed on Independence Day.

Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato performed at the DCR Hatch Shell on Sunday night.

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Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato please Boston crowd with hits

The event Sunday night was billed as a rehearsal for the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular concert and fireworks show slated for Monday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/22/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/westbarnstable1sandyneckboardwalk.jpg Taking a vacation? Your co-workers will manage just fine.

Certainly, our contributions at work are valuable. But why don?t we apply the same thinking to our families?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/allison150-11321.jpg For parents of woman struck by duck boat, a push to save others

Martha and Ivan Warmuth believe safety features could have prevented the death of their daughter.

NBA free agency

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/03/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/c3548ee8938f4af7a7e0625129306d81-2f5b8e459c8d4ba9954fa07c6e2182fa-0-9887.jpg Kevin Durant is close to making his choice, source says

After meeting with the Celtics Saturday, the seven-time All-Star met with the Heat Sunday before a second meeting with the Thunder.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/03/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/rosebears.jpg Rosé-infused gummy bears basically broke the Internet

Thanks to the brains behind the gourmet candy store Sugarfina, the whimsical candy is also an adult beverage.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/28/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/kreiter_horseshoes10_spts.jpg Worcester horseshoe company still in the game

If your Fourth of July plans include a game of horseshoes, chances are you?ll be throwing a St. Pierre-made model.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/28/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/0704oped_declaration.jpg The Declaration of Independence

Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes.

Globe investigations

Families in fear

The state?s plan to close psychiatric hospitals has had unintended consequences.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight-9497.jpg Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.